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Opinion

Sadness prevails as Little League’s boys of summer go silent

Editorials

August will produce a silence that will echo around the world. There will be no youngsters arriving on airplanes from distant lands. There will be no dreams to chase on baseball diamonds in a few short months. Nobody will become champion of a 2020 Little League World Series. The excitement ...

Wolf, other officials treating us badly

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Gov. Wolf had promised transparency. We have not gotten it. I do not believe that the governor can pronounce the word much less spell it! We have done, voluntarily, what you have asked. We have done it for at least two months. You in turn keep moving the goal posts and ...

Politicians taking freedom over virus

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We are currently in the midst of a lockdown — a lockdown of our right to assemble, of our right to travel, to work, of almost everything we normally do. This lockdown, in which left-wing politicians, socialists, communists, and the like, are attempting to replace American ...

Thank you for supporting Summer Backpack Program

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you for providing this forum to share information. Good news! On Tuesday, June 2, the Juniata County Food Pantry will begin a modified Summer Backpack Program. Children who have completed any grade in the Juniata County School District this year from kindergarten ...

Keeping US shut down much longer is not financially sustainable

Editorials

If you are among those who have not lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 epidemic, congratulations. Perhaps you share the widespread opinion that the current “lockdown” of the economy should continue, to keep everyone safe. How would you like the government to collect your share? That ...

Cost of a lack of action would be many deaths

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In a recent as well as a some earlier columns, Judge Andrew Napolitano has expressed serious opposition to the acts of many governors and other public officials with regard to the coronavirus and the restrictions such officials have placed on our daily lives. Judge Napolitano ...

Gov. Wolf needs to announce all the benchmarks for moving to yellow

Editorials

Over the past few weeks, Gov. Tom Wolf has revealed what would be required for counties to qualify for progression to the next step of his phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. He said a region or county could not exceed a total of 50 new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents over a period ...

Gov. Wolf’s actions are those of a failed leader

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Gov. Wolf, a real leader doesn’t have to force people to do what you want. A real leader doesn’t belittle and name call those who disagree. A real leader doesn’t threaten and punish those who disagree. A real leader articulates his case and gets people to follow him ...